Lead Safety Engineer

Lilium, Munich

The Lilium Jet All-electric. Affordable. With the Push of a Button.

A career at Lilium is for those who want to do something extraordinary. We take pride in pushing the boundaries of engineering, technology and customer experience 

Apart of a team, you will tackle challenges and deliver something that has never been done before. By joining Lilium you will have the opportunity to work with a world-class entrepreneurial team of more than 700 people who are as passionate about changing the world as you are.  

You will always act with safety and integrity in mind and embody our core behaviors of efficient and positive collaboration, ownership of time, continuous improvements and, ultimately delivering results.

We thrive on diversity and creating an inclusive culture, with more than 50 nationalities currently working hard to bring our vision of a sustainable world to life. 

Your role and your team:

You will report directly to the Safety and Reliability Manager and work closely with all our Engineering Teams.

Our Airworthiness Team plays a critical role in bringing our vision to life. We act as the key interface between Lilium and the relevant authorities who are responsible for the safety and certification of the Lilium Jet. As well as helping to shape the regulatory environment that our aircraft will be certified in, we also support our in-house design teams to ensure our aircraft will meet the required standards for certification.

As a System Safety and Reliability Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the design teams by performing system safety and reliability activities ensuring that the safety objectives are compliant with the required regulations.

Your Day to Day:

  • Working with the System Design Teams and suppliers on system architecture, functionality, and design to ensure compliance against the safety targets defined by the regulations.
  • Performing system-level safety analysis such as SFHA/PSSA/SSA as well as contributing to aircraft safety assessment studies including PRA, ZSA, CMA, MMEL.
  • Performing reliability analysis using tools such as reliability block diagrams, reliability predictions, FMEA/FMECA.
  • Compiling Safety and Reliability Documentation in support of the Lilium Jet design and certification activities.
  • Generating safety compliance statements against SC VTOL and other referenced specifications/regulations.

Your Profile:

  • BSc/MSc in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar field.
  • 8 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of CS 23/27.1309, SC VTOL.2510 or equivalent.
  • Experience with undertaking rotorcraft/fixed-wing safety assessments, per SAE ARP4761 and SAE ARP4754A.
  • Familiarity with DO178B/C and DO254.
  • Experience in System Reliability tools.
  • Target-oriented with analytic problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to perform several systems safety tasks in parallel.
  • Critical thinker and self-starter.
  • Proficient in the English language.



Life at Lilium:

You are joining us as we are building our global footprint. While the current COVID-19 restrictions mean that many of us are working remotely, we are still making the most out of this time. Meet fellow colleagues via our culture sessions and free weekly yoga classes, or improve your German or English with our free language courses.  

 Lilium is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of ethnicity, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  

About Lilium

About us Lilium is a disruptive aviation start-up based in Munich. Co-founded in 2015 by Daniel Wiegand, Sebastian Born, Patrick Nathen and Matthias Meiner, the team brings together international world-class engineers and designers. The group shares the vision of a completely new type of individual transportation and is dedicated to develop and build the world’s first fully electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet. An estimated range of up to 300 km and a top speed of 300 km/h, along with zero emissions make it the most efficient and eco-friendly individual means of transportation of our time. By providing ultra-redundancy, the Lilium Jet will also set new standards in safety. Lilium aims at liberating towns and cities from today’s congestion and pollution, with people able to come and go freely, vastly expanding the radius of their everyday lives.

Want to learn more about Lilium? Visit Lilium's website.